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Tri-borough and BT to collaborate in £200m London ICT framework
By David Bicknell
Agreement covering range of ICT products and services will be open to public sector users across London, with health sector organisations a key target
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Home Office and English national parks agree emergency services accord
By David Bicknell
ESMCP document confirms need to develop mobile network infrastructure while respecting national parks environment
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Sloppy human error still prime cause of data breaches
By David Bicknell
FOI data from ICO reveals usual failings: loss of paperwork, data sent to wrong recipients, insecure disposal of hardware and paperwork, loss or theft of unencrypted devices, and failure to redact data
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May tells PCCs: go and design and deliver reform
By David Bicknell
Home Secretary says PCCs are at the heart of future reform and wants them to start proposing areas where funding is needed to improve capability, including digital policing
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New open standard launched to speed up blue-light response times
By David Bicknell
Following on from the government's work to develop ESN, the Cabinet Office, GDS and the DfT have driven the creation of an open "digital" standard for emergency service IT interfaces to try and slash response times
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KPMG to supply Microsoft Dynamics as part of Southern forces' ERP deal
By David Bicknell
Surrey, Sussex and Thames Valley police forces will adopt the Microsoft Dynamics platform with a planned go live date of the end of 2017
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Southern police forces pick preferred bidder for £120m ERP deal
By David Bicknell
Thames Valley, Surrey and Sussex forces say announcement of mystery ERP vendor is imminent
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Airwave's ESN legal action ends as Motorola Solutions' completes purchase
By David Bicknell
Airwave had sued the Home Office over its procurement for Lot 3 of the Emergency Services Network
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PAC demands shake up of fire service scrutiny
By Neil Merrett
Report calls for independent assurance of fire service reform as Home Office assumes responsibility for operations with a push towards shared services, technology and mergers
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New legislation will allow PCCs to take control of fire services
By Neil Merrett
Government will allow elected police commissioners to submit business case to take over local fire service remit for review if parties fail to reach agreement
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Staffordshire Police considers Boeing as preferred bidder for ICT partnership
By Neil Merrett
Signing of 10 year contract potentially worth £100m is expected in next few weeks as procurement process nears end
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Home Office takes ministerial responsibility for fire services
By Neil Merrett
Remit for fire and rescue operations now under department’s control as it pledges to move ahead with reforms focused on shared services and collaboration
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Home Office to clarify fire service control plans this week
By Neil Merrett
Department expected to take over firefighter remit this year as union organisation maintains opposition to proposals to transfer powers to police commissioners
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EE and Motorola formally selected for Lots 2 and 3 of ESMCP
By David Bicknell
Awards follows lifting of procurement suspension put in place as a result of Airwave legal action; Motorola awarded Lot 2 contract
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Airwave will not oppose end to ESMCP procurement suspension
By David Bicknell
High Court case tomorrow likely to give green light to Home Office awarding of Lots 2 and 3 contracts
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